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Michael Cooper, American reporter. Recipient Merit award for coverage of a boat capsizing in Lake George, New York that killed 20 elderly tourists, Society of the Silurians, 2005, Business Reporting award for work on a series about the state's pension troubles, Society the Silurians and New York Press Club, 2007.


Cooper, Michael was born on December 21, 1971 in New York City.


Bachelor in English (magna cum laude), Columbia College, 1993.


Copy boy New York Times, 1990—1993, stringer Boston, 1993—1995, reporter, 1995, City Hall New York reporter and police reporter, Albany bureau chief, 2003—2007, politics. correspondent, since 2007.


Member of Legislation Corresponding Association (past president, award for reporting excellence for articles about abuses of the campaign finance laws in Albany 2006).